Investment Funds Update: Europe- Issue 1, 2017

January 30, 2017

FRANCE

  • AMF Consultations - Corporate Finance Advice and Intermediation in Miscellaneous Assets
  • AMF General Regulations Update and AMF Position - Marketing Communication Ban for Certain Products
  • AFG - Guide on the Governance of Management Companies
  • AMF Positions - Compensation Policies of Management Companies

GERMANY

  • BaFin Publishes KAMaRISK
  • BaFin Consults Draft Circular on Derivative Financial Instruments and Structured Products
  • BaFin Consults Draft Circular on Investments of Restricted Assets
  • Investment Statistics as of 31 October 2016

IRELAND

  • Central Bank Signs Off on CP86 with a Location Rule Compromise
  • Alterations to the Chinese Stock-Connect Infrastructure
  • Central Bank Releases 15th UCITS Q&A
  • Revised AIF Q&As Issued
  • Thematic Review of Outsourcing Arrangements
  • Latest Fund Statistics

LUXEMBOURG

  • Enforcement of the 2016 Financial Information Publishes by Issuers Subject to the Transparency Law
  • CSSF Press Release 16/45 Regarding Diligence to be Performed by Approved Independent Auditors
  • CSSF Press Release 16/43 Regarding Article 26 (Obligation to Report Transactions) of MiFIR
  • CSSF Newsletters - December 2016 and January 2017
  • The ALFI European Alternative Investment Funds conference
  • CSSF Press Release 16/41 Regarding the Global Situation of Undertakings for Collective Investment at the End of October 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

  • HM Treasury Proposes Private Fund Changes to Limited Partnership Act 1907
  • FCA Publishes Fourth MiFID II Consultation Paper
  • FCA Published New MiFID II Authorisation Application Form - Required for All Applications from 30 January 2017

EUROPEAN UNION DEVELOPMENTS

  • AIFMD - ESMA Updates Q&A on the Application of the AIFMD
  • EMIR - New CCP Recognition, RTS for Uncleared Trades and New Equivalence Decisions
  • MiFID II - New Q&A on Investor Protection, Commodity Derivatives and Data Reporting
  • Other Regulatory Updates - Market Abuse Regulation

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